Social Anxiety Disorders In Childhood And Adolescence

social phobias Social anxiety disorders are a constant fear of embarrassment, ridicule and humiliation in society. Affected children typically steer clear of opportunities that could provoke a “scrutiny” (z. B. at school). The diagnosis is made clinically. Treatment includes behavior therapy and in severe cases, medication with SSRIs. The first symptoms in adolescents may be excessive worry before participating in a social event or excessive preparation for a school presentation….

September 3, 2018